Author: Susan Curtis

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New Teacher 911: Aid, Comfort & Good Advice

Beginning your first year as a middle level teacher? Our resource collection points to plenty of how-to advice that will guide you through the first weeks of school, all the way to that Christmas smile. We begin with quick links to some of our favorite articles about mastering the middle.

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Cool Summer Reading for Kids: 2014 Resources!

How can teachers help students enjoy reading and learning – and avoid the “summer slide” – during several months away from school? Visit MiddleWeb’s expanded resource for Summer 2014, where you’ll find teacher ideas and heaps of book suggestions.

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Close Reading Resources: The What, Why and How

We can thank the Common Core for making “close reading” a buzz phrase. We can thank educators for building the bare concept into strategies that help students more fully understand the texts they encounter. Our latest Resource Roundup offers some of the what, why and how.

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Humor in the Classroom

Where does humor fit into the classroom? Just about anywhere! Check out these refreshed resources on why humor works, how to share it & where to find it.

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All About Rubrics

In this Resource Roundup we’ve pulled together a selection of classic and contemporary resources about the effective use of rubrics in the classroom. Follow the links and discover many examples of rubrics, devised for a variety of purposes.